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Nancy Report 29 Nov 2012 20:00

Thanks safc:

That might be my Ann Ainsworth, but I know she died in Andover, Massachusetts, 5 May 1851. That would have made her 51 years old.

The records said she was 48. I have a photo of her gravestone & it has 1851 engraved on it. She would have been born in 1803 if all are correct. Right?


safc Report 29 Nov 2012 19:44


County West Riding YKS
Place Dewsbury
Church All Saints Tr
BaptismDate 02 Jul 1800
Forename Ann
Sex F
FatherForename James
MotherForename Ann
FatherSurname AINSWORTH
Abode Soothill
FileNumber 7058


Nancy Report 29 Nov 2012 19:36

Hi Margee:

Yes, you have the correct Laycock family. Martha is also correct. I didn't know Rawdon was in the same county of Leeds. Thanks. I guess the whole family was born in West Yorkshire near & in Leeds.

It's Ann Hainsworth/Ainsworth, the mother of the family above & my gg grandmother I don't know much about..........?her birth, ?her baptism, ?her parents etc.


Margee Report 29 Nov 2012 19:00

Is this the family in 1841? It says all born in county.

1841 England Census
about Martha Laycock Name: Martha Laycock
Age: 15
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1826
Gender: Female
Where born: Yorkshire, England

Civil parish: Fewston
Hundred: Claro (Lower Division)
County/Island: Yorkshire
Country: England

Registration district: Otley
Sub-registration district: Fewston
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 1284
Book: 13
Folio: 11
Page Number: 16
Household Members: Name Age
William Laycock 35
Ann Laycock 35
Martha Laycock 15
William Laycock 15
Sarah Laycock 14
Mary Laycock 12
John Laycock 10


Margee Report 29 Nov 2012 18:52

Name spelled wrong:

West Yorkshire, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1910
about Hartha Laycock Name: Hartha Laycock
Parish: Rawdon, St Peter
Baptism Date: 13 Apr 1823
Father's Name: William Laycock
Mother's Name: Ann Laycock

Martha on original.


Nancy Report 29 Nov 2012 18:19

I'm hoping to gain some information on my gg grandmother's maiden name.

She was Ann Ainsworth/Hainsworth, born about 1803 or 1804 , somewhere in either Lancashire or West Yorkshire.

According to records, Ann married my gg grandfather, William Laycock, 19 Aug 1822 in St. Peter's Church of Leeds, County of York. Most of their children's baptisms were recorded at St. Peter's, but the oldest child Martha, born 14 Mar 1823, was not.

However, I know nothing about Ann's family or where she was born. Does anyone know where I can get more help? I do not have a UK subscription.